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Where to keep cool during this week’s hot summer days?

An app that shows the temperature in your neighborhood

3rd National eScience Symposium in Amsterdam ArenA

On 8 October the symposium, titled Accelerating Scientific Discovery, will introduce scientists and researchers from all disciplines to digital technologies relevant to their field. 

It will be of interest to researchers (from academia and industry), students, data scientists, scientific administrators, CIOs and CTOs. It will be relevant to chemists, physicists, biologists, social scientists, computer scientists, mathematicians and more. 

Registration for this event is now open.

Prof. Franciska de Jong appointed Director of CLARIN ERIC

June 26th, 2015

CLARIN ERIC is the governing body of CLARIN, the Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure for the humanities and social sciences in Europe. The main objective of CLARIN is to provide scholars in the humanities and social sciences seamless access to digital language data and processing tools all across Europe.

Giving Pandas a ROOT to Chew on

Training researchers in good software engineering practices

June 15th, 2015

One of our goals is to set higher standards for research software. This also requires educating scientists at the early stage of their career. We have therefore joined the Software Carpentry Foundation in their efforts to train researchers in good software engineering practices.

Mining Shifting Concepts Through Time (ShiCo)
Visualizing Uncertainty and Perspectives
“eScience Research Engineers play a vital role by supporting research projects at universities”

Drs. Jan de Jeu, Vice President Board of the University of Groningen


Six NLeSC papers accepted for International eScience Conference

June 8th, 2015

The IEEE eScience 2015 conference is designed to bring together leading international and interdisciplinary research communities, developers, and users of eScience applications and enabling IT technologies. The conference aims to serve as a forum to present recent research advances in eScience and highlight associated activities worldwide, providing an outlook of challenges and opportunities we will face in the future.

Prediction of Candidate Genes for Traits Using Interoperable Genome Annotations and Literature